Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Simon Oliver, Head of Department

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New Featured Video

New video available to view now - Why Study Crime and Punishment in the Hebrew Bible with Tarah Van De Wiele: Dr Carly Crouch and Tarah Van De Wiele discuss how crime and punishment are dealt with in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. These are key themes in this collection of texts - the most famous expression being 'an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth' and this video notes how this is still a powerful notion in many cultures.

Postgraduate study trip to the Holy Land

Prof Roland Deines led a group of postgraduates on a study trip to the Holy Land in late March. Read more...

Teaching Associate post available

Applications are invited for a Teaching Associate position in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. This full-time post teaching Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level is on a fixed-term contract from September 2015 to June 2018.

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Upcoming events

Quakers Memorial Plaque and heritage trail unveiling

Mansfield Bus Station, Nottinghamshire
Theology and Religious Studies students contributed to the creation of an audio trail about the history of the Quaker movement in Mansfield. The trail and accompanying plaque will be unveiled on Saturday 25 April.

Research Seminar

A22, Humanities Building
Dr Chrysanthi Gallou, Assistant Professor in Aegean Archaeology, Co-Director of the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies (University of Nottingham): 'Mycenaean skulls: "feeble heads" or social actors in Aegean Late Bronze Age metaphysics and society (16th-12th c BC)?'

V. International Symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti

14 - 16/05/2015
NCTL Learning and Conference Centre, Nottingham
The Centre will be hosting the 5th international symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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